Instrument Lessons

• Mechanicsville: 9109 Dickey Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23116 Phone: 804.442.6158
• Southside: Peak Experiences, 11421 Polo Cir, Midlothian, VA 23113
• Museum District: Saint Benedict School, 3100 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221
• West End: Tuckahoe Sports Inc, 2450 Little League Dr, Henrico, VA 23233
Greater Richmond School of Music is a comprehensive music school that offers instruction in many areas of study including piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, guitar, and percussion instruments. They also offer Early Childhood Music Programs, Jam Band, Music Theory, Homeschool Music Programs , Private and Group lessons for ages 10 months to adult, and Music Appreciation. Day and evening instruction available. ALL instructors have Music Degrees. Sibling discounts available.

3041 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, VA 23233  Phone: 804.412.8098
“Music is what feelings sound like” — and at Melody Magic, the sound is complete delight! Instruments lessons have been proved to increase self-esteem, improve academic skills, and refine discipline and patience. We believe music lessons aren’t just about notes and pitches or practices and performances. It’s about discovering the love of a lifetime, flourishing in a nurturing and motivating environment, and developing the skills to enjoy making music for the rest of your life. Melody Magic offers private lessons in piano, guitar, ukulele, and voice for ages 6 and up, as well as beginning group piano lessons for the young beginner ages 4-6 years and group ukulele for ages 6 and up. Let the musical journey begin today!

4830 Commonwealth Center Parkway, Midlothian VA 23112 Phone: 804.905.7625
School of Rock prides itself on being the premiere performance music education provider. Our patented teaching platform gets our students engaged and loving music from the lesson room to the stage! Combining both the necessary time during individual instruction to practical application in group rehearsals as a band – our students are more successful in sticking with the program while retaining the knowledge and skills they have learned. Set up your tour and Trial Experience today to start your music journey.

10300 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060  Phone: 804.358.1929
Richmond Piano’s Music Education Center offers lessons for piano, guitar, violin, and voice for all ages and levels. Lessons are taught in our state or the art sound proof studios in our beautiful new facility conveniently located on West Broad Street in Glen Allen! Our instructors each have 10 plus years of teaching experience and offer top professional private instruction. Please call or stop by our showroom for a tour of our studios!  Enjoy the art and discipline of music.

3046 Stony Point Rd, Richmond, VA 23235   Phone: 804.571.1973
The Music Tree is Richmond’s Premier Music School in Central Virginia offering private music lessons in all instruments and voice, taught by degreed music educators. Large soundproof rooms provide the best learning atmosphere in the area and an on-site recital hall is ready for 3-4 recitals per year for the students. They even have a store to buy instruments and accessories and rent band and orchestra instruments.

4300 Pouncey Tract Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060   Phone: 804. 212.3900
School of Rock inspires kids of all ages to rock on stage and in life. They believe the best way to learn music is to play music. They take students of all ages from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels. School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting.

11400 W. Huguenot Rd., #105,  Midlothian, VA 23113   Phone: 804.409.2091
Instrument lessons in drums, guitar, bass, piano, voice, ukulele, and more are available at Bach to Rock. Private lessons are open to students ages 7 and up, including adults! Their well-balanced curriculum combines traditional methodology with modern teaching techniques. They believe that students learn best when learning to play music they enjoy, and for that reason the curriculum repertoire includes many different styles of music from classical to rock! Bach to Rock has found that maximum progress is achieved through a blend of individual instruction and offering frequent performance opportunities for our students.

2 Convenient Locations: Near Carytown & West End   Phone:  804.837.9355.
Private or Group Lessons in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Harp, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Organ, Percussion.  Young Artist Conservatory Program, Ensemble Opportunities, Music History & Theory Classes, Performance Opportunities and a Preschool Music Program ages 2.5 years  and up.  They also have summer camps.

4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059  Phone: 804.360.2687
The Center for Creative Arts is on the campus of Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the West End. They offer private music lessons in piano, guitar, electric guitar, bass, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute, sax, drums and voice. Our instructors are professional musicians and experienced teachers. Suzuki classes available in piano and violin. Student recitals occur in December and in the Spring.

2808 Fox Chase Lane, Midlothian, VA 23112  Phone: 804.744.2801
Offers classes & private lessons in music, dance and drama for ages 3 to adult.  SCAPA’s dance classes include Kinder Dance, ballet, tap, jazz, Irish, modern, and hip hop.  Private lessons are available for flute, guitar, organ, piano, strings (cello, viola, violin), and voice.  SCAPA also offers drama and children’s music classes and summer camps.

Two locations:
•  13224 Courthouse Road,  Hanover, VA  23069   Phone: 804.537.5800                       
•  Also at Melody Magic Music Studio (MYC only), 3041 Lauderdale Dr., Richmond, VA   23233  Phone:  804.543.3247
The Talent Developing Studio exists to provide a family-oriented environment for kids of all ages to develop their musical potential.  Private music lessons are offered in flute, piano, voice, and strings.  The TDS is also the exclusive provider in the Richmond area of the Music for Young Children (MYC) program- a keyboard-based, comprehensive music education system for children ages 3-9 and their parents.

2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060  Phone:  804.261.ARTS The Cultural Arts Center offers youth classes in drawing, ceramics, culinary arts, writing, and music.  They also offer summer camps.

5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226   Phone: 804.285.6500 The Weinstein JCC offers a variety of music classes and lessons for children ages 2-5 and grades K-8.  Families are not required to be members to take advantage of classes.  Visit the website for more details and current schedules.

weMUSIC Academy
401 North Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229  Phone: (804) 754-0734  E-mail:
Private lessons in Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Strings, Saxophone and Voice are taught by highly skilled teachers in a Christian environment.  Summer Strings, Vocal Performance and Arts Camp offer group instruction for all ages in the summer months.

3508 Crossings Way, Midlothian, VA 23113   Phone:  804.379.6906
Let’s Play Music is a music theory course that emphasizes total musicianship through piano play, singing, classical music, note reading and ear training–and it’s all done through PLAY!  As musical concepts and skills are presented in a playful, joyful setting, children absorb knowledge and ability.  Let’s Play Music is a 3-year sequential curriculum starting when children are 4-6 years old.  Children exit the program at age 7-8 playing piano at an intermediate level, reading notes and intervals, composing their own music, transposing their favorite songs and playing in 3 different key signatures!  For your younger kiddos (age 2-4), “Sound Beginnings” is the Let’s Play Music’s perfect program to get them ready for kindergarten and a life-long love of music, at the same time!

Richmond/Henrico, VA  Phone:  804.266.2288
Located in Henrico County, Johnson Drum Instruction offers drum lessons on snare, drum set, and mallet percussion. Lessons are taught by a professional drummer with extensive performing and teaching experience.  Johnson Drum Instruction prides itself in offering in-depth drum lessons above and beyond the usual course of study. Lessons are conducted in a creative environment designed strictly for educational purposes. Mention “Completely Kids” and receive your first lesson free of charge!

1925 Grove Ave, Richmond VA 23226 Phone: 804.358.1938
Grove Avenue Piano is a  group of piano teachers in the heart of city dedicated to teaching children music through piano the fun way! Featuring special books and methods for the young and a unique online scheduling and account managment system. Free Trial Lessons make it easy to try it without a commitment. They also offer piano tuning and students always get a discount! Visit the website and see what makes them special.

The Richmond Symphony’s flagship educational program, founded in 1962, consists of four youth orchestras providing beginning to advanced musical training. As the premier orchestral training program of central Virginia, students participate in weekly rehearsals, coaching and masterclasses by Richmond Symphony musicians, and other musical and social activities. The Youth Orchestra Program is open to elementary through high school students. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday afternoon September through May. Annual auditions held each spring.

6435 Chesterfield Meadows Dr. Chesterfield, VA 23832 Phone: 434-987-3192
Learning music is a grand adventure but not always convenient. Our studio works with you to find the best class or private lesson for your schedule. Music leads to growth in creativity, motivation, expression, perseverance, and confidence! Music Explorers offers many musical experiences from beginner classes in piano, ukulele, guitar and violin and private lessons for all instruments including piano, strings, voice, woodwinds, brass, and snare drum. Our instructors have music education degrees and a passion for teaching! It’s time to explore the new ways your children can grow!